In the style of Taxco silversmithing, Mexican artisan Roy Nilson creates this fascinating pair of half-hoop earrings. The artisan handcrafts intricate patterns in oxidized sterling silver filigree. Each earring is centered by a glowing cultured pearl.
In the Andes, the Land of the Four Corners, mountains are sacred. So is culture. The Nazca lines, the Wari glyphs, the Quipu knots and the complex multi-colored textiles of the Incas are all recorded and live on the work of contemporary Peruvian artisans.